JONESBORO, Ark.(AP) Reggie Arnold rushed for four touchdowns to lead Arkansas State to a 61-0 victory over MVSU Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Arnold, a senior, finished with 126 yards on 12 carries and scored on runs of 3, 20, 26 and 2 yards for Arkansas State (1-0).
''We did a really good job preparing for them, said Arnold, who has 3,336 rushing yards in his career and is going for his fourth 1,000-yard rushing season.
''Weve learned the past few years you got to take any win you can get, said Arkansas State quarterback Corey Leonard . ''Regardless of who youre playing, you have to go out there and execute.
Leonard completed 8 of 13 passes for 129 yards and one touchdown. He finished with 136 yards to become the Red Wolves career total offense leader with 7,433 yards.
The Red Wolves led 20-0 after one quarter and 40-0 at halftime.
Redshirt freshman Don Jones ran for 84 yards and a score, and also caught a touchdown pass from Leonard.
Derek Lawson scored on a 15-yard run and Ryan Aplin and Jermaine Robertson added short touchdown runs for the Red Wolves . The Delta Devils were held to 30 yards rushing and 39 yards passing.